# Investing in a Portfolio Pittsburgh Co. plans to invest its excess cash in Mexican pesos for one year. The one-year Mexican interest rate is 19 percent. The probability of the peso’s percentage change in value during the next year is shown next: What is the expected value of the effective yield based on this information? Given that the U.S. interest rate for one year is 7 percent, what is the probability that a one-year investment in pesos will generate a lower effective yield than could be generated if Pittsburgh Co. simply invested its funds domestically?

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### International Financial Management

14th Edition
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698
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### International Financial Management

14th Edition
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698

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## Investing in a Portfolio Pittsburgh Co. plans to invest its excess cash in Mexican pesos for one year. The one-year Mexican interest rate is 19 percent. The probability of the peso’s percentage change in value during the next year is shown next:What is the expected value of the effective yield based on this information? Given that the U.S. interest rate for one year is 7 percent, what is the probability that a one-year investment in pesos will generate a lower effective yield than could be generated if Pittsburgh Co. simply invested its funds domestically?

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